Tinchy Stryder

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BIO

Tinchy Stryder (real name Kwasi Danquah) is a British grime music artist of Ghanian origin. Stryder hails from Bow in East London and attended St. Bonaventure's Catholic Comprehensive School in Forest Gate, Newham; he is currently enrolled as a student at the local university. Tinchy Stryder had his first UK number one in the Singles Chart with the aptly named song "Number 1", (a collaboration with N-Dubz,R-Soussou and C-Dihmes) that charted on 26 April 2009.

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Jul 29, 2014
Clash MagazineThe Continuing Rise Of Tinchy StryderClash MagazineFive years ago, Tinchy Stryder was crowned Britain's highest-selling solo artist. A year later, he embarked on his second sold-out national tour. And then, he vanished. Now 27, the…
Jul 28, 2014
Just a poetic day: Stars read line each from WW1 poem for Perfect Day video ...Mirror.co.ukTV and radio personalities including Christine Bleakley, Vernon Kay and Kate Garraway also deliver poems by literary heroes such as Wilfred Owen, Siegfried Sassoon,…
Jul 26, 2014
The Soldier, by Rupert Brooke - read by Tinchy StryderMirror.co.ukThe sermon given that Easter Sunday became immortalised as, “an important document of national preparation for war.” Originally entitled 'The Recruit', Rupert Brooke's…
Jul 18, 2014
Nuneaton NewsPrince of Grime added to the Rivfest 2014 headlining actsNuneaton NewsOrganisers behind the much-anticipated event tomorrow have announced that Tinchy Stryder has joined the headling acts. DJ Andy Massive, from the Urban Arts Clinic which…
Jul 16, 2014
spyghana.comR2Bees Heads For New York Concertspyghana.comR2Bees has also performed in several countries including United Kingdom, United States of America and the Netherlands, and also collaborated with artistes such as UK's Tinchy Stryder and Nigerian…
Jul 14, 2014
Herald SeriesTinchy Stryder takes Astonbury in Aston Rowant by stormHerald SeriesBut for one night only on Saturday, Tinchy Stryder was seen at a more intimate gig. The rapper headlined the Aston Rowant cricket club fundraiser on a farm in Crowell, near…
Jul 12, 2014
The Voice OnlineTinchy Stryder: Growing painsThe Voice OnlineAS TINCHY Stryder stylishly swaggered across the stage at the 2009 annual MOBO awards, screaming fans hoping for a touch of his garment, he fulfilled a childhood dream. Opening the annual ceremony,…
Jul 12, 2014
Aylesbury Vale 16 Year Old MissingMix 96For the last 6 years Astonbury has raised money for Aston Rowant cricket club and this year it's headlined by Tynchy Stryder. This years event is going to be headlined by Tinchy Stryder with support from De'Vide…
Jul 7, 2014
Contactmusic.comLethal Bizzle, Tinchy Stryder pay tribute to missing, presumed dead, Ghanaian ...NME.comLethal Bizzle, Tinchy Stryder pay tribute to missing, presumed dead, Ghanaian musician Castro. Castro and a female friend were involved in a jetski…
Jul 4, 2014
Daily MailHip-hop hotties take the six-pack challenge: Rudimental's DJ Locksmith, Tinchy ...Daily MailTo kick off festival season in style, Men's Health challenged three of the UK's busiest hip-hop musicians to get into peak condition in…

Fun Facts

Tinchy Started at the age of 13 on pirate radio sets in east London with other well know Grime MC's Dizzee Rascal, Wiley, Roll Deep and Street Scholar (Malachi Johnson).
Has his own clothing line - Star In The Hood.
In 2003, won "Best Newcomer" at the Sidewinder awards.